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This was the trip where I realised everything was now turning rotten and decaying and dying

This was the trip where I realised everything was now turning rotten and decaying and dying. The iridescent Riccarda who I had thought of like Marilyn Monroe, voluptuous, blonde, sexy, was now like an angel of death. 57 more words

G. Verdi - Anna Moffo & Richard Tucker "La Traviata" Libiamo ne' lieti calici

And the translation:

Alfredo

Let’s drink, let’s drink from the joyous chalices
that beauty so truly enhances.
And may the brief moment be inebriated
with voluptuousness. 186 more words

Music

Through Centuries of Nerve – Enlightened to a larger Pain – (Emily Dickinson)

A statement of fact, not a gasconade:
When I was in high school, my IQ was well above “normal” ——

that I know the word… 1,338 more words

Gay

The lure of love

The neat thing Verdi does in La traviata‘s Act I is Alfredo and Violetta’s duet (with extension) Un di, felice, eterea +E strano…folie! 147 more words

Frequented Opera Venues

Singing in the rain featuring Pacido Domingo

When I left Paris I checked the weather for Italy and was thoroughly disappointed to see the forecasted thunderstorms and rain. However, other than on the evening of my arrival, the weather has been fabulously hot and sunny… 556 more words

Thoughts And Travels

ultima notte in italia | la traviata

ending my trip to italy with la traviata / palci con cena at teatro salone margherita <est. 1898> \ with new friends & travel companions

Vacation|travel

un bel di

July 2014

July 9: San Francisco Opera MADAME BUTTERFLY

A selfish American naval lieutenant who marries a Japanese child bride knowing he will never see her again once he leaves Japan. 2,353 more words